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Invesdor Launches Updated Website, Looks to Target DACH Countries

Invesdor, an investment crowdfunding platform based in Finland, has relaunched its website and branding. In recent months, Invesdor has had a change in leadership as founder Lasse Mäkelä stepped down as CEO to be replaced by Günther Lindenlaub. Invesdor completed a significant merger with debt-based… Read More

Regtech: kompany Raises €6 million for boost DLT based KYC Service, AI Shareholder Analysis Tool

kompany, a Vienna, Austria based Regtech firm, has raised just shy of €6 million, according to a note from the company. This brings total funding to €14 million. kompany is an AML/KYC service that is also developing an artificial intelligence (AI), DLT based, compliance solution…. Read More

Austrian Fintech Paysafecash Launches Services in Bulgaria to Enable Online Cash Purchases

Just a few months after launching its services in Latvia, PaySafeCard, an Austria-based fintech that is part of the Paysafe Group, has made its debut in Bulgaria. As previously reported, PaySafeCard claims it has become a global market leader in online prepaid payment methods and… Read More

Amsterdam Fintech BUX, a Retail Brokerage Firm, to Offer Simplified Investing Experience to Traders in Germany and Austria

Amsterdam based Fintech BUX, a retail brokerage company that announced a “soft launch” version of its digital asset exchange earlier this year, will be expanding its stock trading services into Austria and Germany. The commission-free trading app provider is introducing its investment platform, Bux Zero,… Read More

Invesdor Completes First Austrian Securities Offering for Biogena

  Invesdor, an equity crowdfunding platform that merged with an Austrian debt-funding platform Finnest in 2019, has completed its first equity round in the DACH region (Germany-Austria-Switzerland). Biogena Group GmbH raised almost €2 million, according to reports by Invesdor. Biogena, founded by CEO Albert Schmidbauer,… Read More

COVID-19: Largest Real Estate Platform in Austria First Saw Dip, then a Bounce

  We are hearing a lot of chatter about some online lending platforms halting originations and some real estate crowdfunding platforms pulling back. A report out of the DACH countries provides some European perspective. In the DACH countries, property investment has been a standout performer… Read More

Fintech Firm Trade Republic Secures $67 Million in Capital via Series B Round led by Accel, Founders Fund

Trade Republic, a mobile-based investing app, has secured €62 million (appr. $67 million) in capital through a Series B funding round led by Accel and the Founders Fund. The money raised will be used to expand the company’s line of products and services. The funds… Read More

Austria Fintech Paysafecash Launches Services in Latvia

PaySafeCard, an Austria-based fintech that is part of the Paysafe Group, announced on Wednesday it has launched its services in Latvia. This launch comes just a couple of months after Paysafecash made its debut in Cyprus. As previously reported, PaySafeCard claims it has become a… Read More

Finnest Says Fintech Must Show Strength in Face of Coronavirus Pandemic

Finnest, an Austria based Fintech that provides debt capital to small and medium-sized firms via a crowdfunding platform is out with a note on the Coronavirus. The online lender says that now is the time for digital platforms to show strength during the COVID-19 induced… Read More

Invesdor Identifies New CEO

In a post on LinkedIn, Invesdor founder Lasse Mäkelä has announced the platform he launched has identified a new CEO. Mäkelä did not identify the name of the new executive. He stated: “As many of you also know, Invesdor has been in search of a… Read More

equensWorldline SE Partners UniCredit to Handle SEPA and Instant Payments, and High-Value Transactions in Multiple Currencies

equensWorldline SE, a subsidiary of Worldline, a company specializing in payments and transactional services, has teamed up with UniCredit, a Europe-based financial institution, in order to handle the processing of all SEPA payments, instant payments, multi-currency, and high-value transactions. As mentioned in a press release:… Read More

Austria: Fintech Startup Trality Receives Government Grant as it Launches Crypto Trading Platform for the Masses

Trality, an Austrian Fintech startup, has announced a government grant supporting the company as it launches its crypto trading platform. According to Trality, the company has received a 6 figure grant from the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) and the Vienna Business Agency. Trality has introduced… Read More

Invesdor COO Günther Lindenlaub Shares Optimistic Note on 2020: The Year of Alternative Equity Solutions

Günther Lindenlaub, COO of the Invesdor Group – a combination of Invesdor (Finland) and Finnest (Austria), has distributed a positive note about the forthcoming year. Lindenlaub states: “alternative financing in the area of ​​equity could also be a possible trend for 2020 for German companies… Read More

Falkensteiner Hotel Group Claims Crowd Investing Record on Finnest, Raises Over €13 Million

Falkensteiner Hotels & Residences has raised approximately €13.2 million via Finnest, according to a release. Falkensteiner is claiming the amount as a record. The FMTG Group or, “Falkensteiner Michaeler Tourism Group,” is a leading Central European provider and developer of tourism products and services. The… Read More

Austria Fintech Bitpanda Hits New Milestone By Surpassing 1 Million Users

Austria-based fintech Bitpanda announced last week it reached its latest milestone by surpasses one million users. As previously reported, Bitpanda claims to be Europe’s leading retail broker for buying and selling Bitcoin, Ethereum, IOTA and other cryptocurrencies. The platform has more than one million users…. Read More

Austrian Insurtech Startup bsurance Announces Cashpresso As New Cooperation Partner

Austria-based Insurtech startup bsurance announced this week it has named Fintech startup cashpresso, also from Austria, as a cooperation partner. Through the partnership, the digital insurance solution from bsurance will enable an automatic buyer protection for cashpresso. bsurance reported the insurance product is provided by… Read More

Australia-Based Payments Provider Verrency Appoints Beam Wallet Co-Founder Shezan Amiji to Global Advisory Board

Australia-based global payments provider Verrency announced on Wednesday it has appointed Beam Wallet co-founder Shezan Amiji as a new global advisory board member. Verrency reported that prior to Beam Wallet, Amiji founded EcoVentures, a Greenhouse Gas reduction and management firm. While sharing more details about… Read More

Update: Invesdor Completes Merger With Finnest

Nordic crowdfunding platform Invesdor announced on Thursday it has completed its merger with Finnest, an Austria based Fintech that provides debt capital to small and medium-sized firms. According to Invesdor, the companies now form Invesdor Group, which is described as a pan-European digital investment and… Read More

Big Fast Food Franchisee TQSR Raises Capital on Finnest Instead of Traditional Finance

The TQSR Group, Austria’s master franchisee of Burger King is raising capital via online marketplace Finnest as opposed to working with traditional banks. Finnest is a crowdfunding platform operating in the DACH region. Not too long ago, Finnest and Invesdor, a leading Nordic crowdfunding platform,… Read More

Power Ledger to Deploy Peer to Peer Energing Trading with E-Next Using Blockchain

Australian technology company Power Ledger has developed a blockchain-enabled renewable energy trading platform. The company that previously won Sir Richard Branson’s global Extreme Tech Challenge award, has partnered with E-Next to make renewable energy peer-to-peer trading available in Austria for the first time. E-Next, with… Read More

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